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Maputo Central Train Station

Praca dos Trabalhadores, Maputo, Mozambique
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Nicely renovated

As stated by many travellers this place is a great start for a walking tour of Maputo. The building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mesa, Arizona

To view first hand days yonder, this is a great stop. Original architecture has been well-preserved... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aalia I
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Praca dos Trabalhadores, Maputo, Mozambique
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As stated by many travellers this place is a great start for a walking tour of Maputo. The building is beautifully restored, but there is not much else to it. The inside of the station is just that a railway station and there are a...More

Thank Sekerere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To view first hand days yonder, this is a great stop. Original architecture has been well-preserved with friendly locals all around. In the tropical heat of Maputo, this colonial relic has weathered through and stands firm

Thank Aalia I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come to this place, and I guarantee that you will feel the history oozing out of every pore of this station. This dates back to the colonial times. I was told that it was actually designed by Gustav Eifel?? Since I was here last time...More

Thank Trave1Bandit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although a legacy colonial building, the recently restored century old railway station is a must-visit. Lots of history on display and well sign posted. Well done to the tourism and city authorities.

Thank Brad G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The train station has been voted one of the ten most beautiful in the world and rightfully so. It is well worth a visit. It has a museum near the back that is totally fascinating as well as a couple of old locomotives. It would...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is ranked as one of the most beautiful train stations in the world for a reason. It was definitely worth the diversion to see the first train cars in Mozambique and incredible architecture.

Thank SmallGirlInABigWorld
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This place continues to be with old traditional Colonial era images even after 32 years of independence. Maintenance could have better specially in terms of patch work and paintings.

Thank senguptad2015
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Wow! A historic building in Portuguese style. Seems to have been refurbished from the last time I saw it in 2014

Thank BMMsafiri
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Often mistakenly described as having been designed by Eiffel it is still probably one of Africa's most attractive train stations. It's well worth a quick visit as part of a sightseeing tour of this part of town. Apparently there's regular live jazz music as well...More

Thank mbaas
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Must have been a grand only station....still well maintained but terrible condition of trains that were awaiting departure in couple of hours. The museum is worth the visit...very naturally done...had seen one in O Porto last year. The history write up is well displayed..designed by...More

Thank Sparkie09
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